July 24, 2014

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Run Crew

Shakespeare Theatre Company
Category: Technical


The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks two new members of our Run Crew for one year-round position and one seasonal (40 weeks) position. Along with the Stage Carpenter, Run Crew performs all pre-show, show running, and post-show responsibilities pertaining to any in-house performances or external events, and assists in repairs to production related materials as needed. Duties include running the onstage technical and props needs, assisting with load-in and strike of onstage technical elements, assisting in maintaining and repairing scenery, props, etc. as needed, shopping for consumable props as directed, acting as fly-person for productions.

This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Technical Theatre or equivalent work experience. Additional 1-3 years of experience in stage operations with experience in the following: carpentry, rigging, run crew, properties, and basic paint knowledge. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds unaided and have a full range of motion. As the positions involves the running of shows, the employee will work mostly evening and weekend hours, and may potentially work over 40 hours per week.

Please apply on our website at http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/about/opportunities/jobs.aspx, or you may send resumes to employment@shakespearetheatre.org. EOE; no phone calls please.

Shakespeare Theatre Company


Washington, DC


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